fundamental level, we have a right to know, and everyone has a right to know what rules apply and what rules are being made up, what rules have been long- standing, what the process is. and we all can have a better understanding of what this so- called compliance with the rule of law is. host: mr. bellinger, your thoughts about the aclu suit? guest: the obama administration came into office, saying they were going to change all of these policies, restore the image of united states, change everything, very sanctimonious about it. really retained most of the policies, counterterrorism policies, ramped up these drone strikes.